Those other observable particles got shafted
bashibazouk - (formerly) one of a class of irregular mounted troops in the Turkish military service.
See? There is such a thing as an army irregular!
basically - fundamentally
If I get to "fundamentally" and find it is defined as "basically" I am going to kill the editor of this dictionary
Basic English - a simplified form of English restricted to an 850-word vocabulary and a few rules of grammar, intended esp. as an international auxiliary language and for use in teaching English as a foreign language: devised by Charles Kay Ogden.
I never realized this was a technical term
|1.||a globular or pointed helmet of the 14th century, often provided with a visor or aventail: evolved from the cervellière. Compare great basinet.|
|2.||a supplementary cap that is worn underneath a helm, as an arming cap.|
|1.||a basket with a hood over one end, for use as a baby's cradle.|
|2.||a style of perambulator resembling this.|
Same pronunciation, slightly different spelling, totally different meanings
Bathinette - a trademarked item used for a portable bathtub for babies
Slightly different name, really unoriginal idea
batman - a soldier assigned to an officer as a servant.
I wonder if Bob Kane ever knew this word was in the dictionary